|Volkswagen Reports 31.5 Percent Increase in April U.S. Sales|
|– Best April since 1971 marking the seventh month in a row in excess of 30 percent sales gains –
– Passat sales exceed 10,000 units for second record month in a row, with 10,096 sold–
• April sales total 37,525 units a 38 percent increase year-to-date
• Passat, the 2012 Motor Trend Car of the Year, sold 10,096 units, its best month ever
• Best April Beetle sales since 2003
• Best April sales ever for GTI
| BOOSTING CAREERS WITH AN EXTRA 15 HP – VOLKSWAGEN LINES UP WITH A NEW ENGINE IN THE 2014 FORMULA 3 SEASON◾Thoroughbred racing engines for teams in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship|
◾Nine young drivers put their faith in the Dallara/Volkswagen combination in the European Championship
◾Racing genes: Max Verstappen and Tom Blomqvist powered by Volkswagen
Thoroughbred racing engine replaces production-based power train: the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship heralds a new era for Volkswagen. More performance and improved drivability – out goes the old 210-hp generation of Formula 3 eng....
| VOLKSWAGEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF THE GOLF AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOWThe most successful European car of all time turns 40|
◾More than 30 million Golf models have been sold worldwide
◾Car went on sale in Europe in May 1974, was sold in the U.S. from December that year as the Rabbit
◾Seventh-generation Golf GTI goes on sale in June in the U.S., with Golf TDI® and TSI® models arriving at dealerships in August
Herndon, VA — The most successful European car of all time turns 40 this year. More than 30 million Golf models have been sold since the car went....
| AUDI BEGINS NEW ERA AS WORLD CHAMPIONS◾FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with new regulations|
◾Two strong challengers for Audi in the LMP1 category
◾Audi builds its lightest and most efficient sports prototype ever
Ingolstadt, April 14, 2014 – This is a change of historic proportions: The new regulations of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) force the automobile manufacturers to use significantly less fuel than last year. The new rules will come into effect at the Silverstone (GB) season opener on April 20. ....
| 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI NAMED TO '2014 WARD'S 10 BEST INTERIORS' LISTAll-New, seventh-generation Golf GTI's sporty interior is recognized by coveted accolade|
◾Iconic Golf GTI® will be the first seventh-generation Golf model available in the U.S.
◾All Golf models are more refined, roomier, and better equipped than outgoing models
◾Seventh-generation model expected to reach dealers in June
Herndon, VA, April 10, 2014 — Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the all-new, seventh generation of the brand's iconic Golf GTI was honored by ....
| CHEVROLET ENGINEERS TEST TO EXTREMES• Real-world testing provides insight test environments cannot|
DETROIT – While the testing facilities at General Motors' multiple proving grounds around the world are state of the art, getting a test vehicle out into the real world is just as important as navigating simulated challenges. Three engineers assigned to Chevrolet products recently took that to the extreme.
When testing for the effects of cold weather on the fuel economy of the Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, energy and....
|U.S. PORT OFFICIALS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS, INDUSTRY & TOP EPA OFFICIALS MEET IN BALTIMORE• New Clean Diesel Technology in Trucks & Material Handling Equipment|
• Key to Sustainable Ports
Baltimore, MD – Proven and potential solutions to improve the air quality and the environmental profile of major U.S. ports is the focus today of a port stakeholder summit organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
A number of representatives from U.S. ports, national environmental organizations, manufacturers, and state and federal agen....
| Audi A7, S7, RS7 receive 2014 'All-Star' Award from AUTOMOBILE Magazine- The Audi A7, S7 and RS 7 were awarded the 2014 AUTOMOBILE Magazine's All-Star award |
- The A7 model line has been recognized with an AUTOMOBILE Magazine award every year since its introduction into the U.S market
- The Audi A7 model line represents the perfect blend of progressive design, advanced technology and versatility
HERNDON, Va., April 8, 2014 – Audi of America announced that AUTOMOBILE Magazine has selected the 2014 Audi A7, S7, and RS7 models to receive the 2014 All-Sta....